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Writer and Philanthropist

Terry Gamble Boyer is a writer and philanthropist. Along with her husband Peter Boyer, she cofounded the Caldera Foundation that concentrates on energy and the environment....
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Chief Communications Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations, McDonalds

Robert Gibbs has a long history of work in communications and policy. He is currently the Chief Communications Officer of McDonald’s and leads their corporate relations team...
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Executive Director, Climate Nexus

Jeff Nesbit is the executive director of Climate Nexus, a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors that works with science, technology, public health, energy...
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Senior Strategic Director, Asia, at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Barbara Finamore’s work focuses on climate and clean energy, paying specific attention to China, its impacts and solutions. Finamore founded NRDC’s China program, focusing on...
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President and CEO, World Wildlife Fund U.S.

Carter Roberts is President and CEO of World Wildlife Fund in the United States. WWF, the world’s largest network of international conservation organizations, works across...
Podcast
Former UN climate negotiator Christiana Figueres credits Buddhist teachings both for helping her through a personal crisis, and for providing a source of inner strength that...
Part of Christiana Figueres: A Conversation on Mindfulness and Climate, September 2018
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January 22nd, 2019
Many of us find it daunting to talk with our neighbors, colleagues and family members about climate change. But climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe says that having those...
Podcast
Climate used to have bipartisan support. Now that the Republican party is skeptical about fighting climate change, companies are moving into a leadership void. On the show...
Video
Eliza Griswold explains how withholding important environmental health information is a form of public poverty in rural Pennsylvania, where many communities are impacted by...
Part of Arlie Hochschild and Eliza Griswold: Tales of Prosperity and Paradox , October 2018
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New Yorker journalist Eliza Griswold cautions against jumping to conclusions about the political - and economic - realities for coal industry workers.
Part of Arlie Hochschild and Eliza Griswold: Tales of Prosperity and Paradox , October 2018
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Arlie Hochschild, UC Berkeley Professor Emerita, discusses both the prosperity and the pitfalls accompanying the natural gas industry when it moves into local communities.
Part of Arlie Hochschild and Eliza Griswold: Tales of Prosperity and Paradox , October 2018
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Arlie Hochschild remembers leaving her Berkeley, California "bubble" in an effort to understand others living in a completely different Louisiana bubble.
Part of Arlie Hochschild and Eliza Griswold: Tales of Prosperity and Paradox , October 2018
Podcast
Chinese factories churn out parts and products that end up in our cars, our kitchens and our cell phones. And all that productivity has improved the lives of its citizens,...
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Clinical Psychologist

Bryant Welch’s background as a prominent clinical psychologist and attorney has made him an invested advocate for human wellbeing during difficult political times. He...
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Psychotherapist

Leslie Davenport is a licensed psychotherapist who brings innovative climate solutions to the halls of academia and to the streets. She is the author of three books,...
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November 29th, 2018
We all know about the environmental and physical effects of climate change. But what about its impact on our mental health? According to some psychologists, their patients...
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January 31st, 2019
Just ten years ago, an entire state running on 100 percent renewable electricity was considered fanciful. But this dreamy vision became reality when, with the backing of big...
Video
The idea that increasing local drilling or fracking will result in US energy independence is a fallacy when we're reliant on Middle Eastern oil, argues Bethany McLean.
Part of Saudi America, October 2018
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In spite of competitive oil prices, the fracking industry has stayed strong thanks to Wall Street support, argues author Bethany McLean.
Part of Saudi America, October 2018
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Bethany McLean, author of Saudi America: The Truth About Fracking and How It's Changing the World explains how how investors are responding to the "shaky financials" of...
Part of Saudi America, October 2018

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